Tanya writes regularly on digital wellbeing, digital detox, Big Tech, screen-life balance, cybersafety, AI, persuasive tech, the attention economy and other topical issues related to the digital world.
With online classes replacing campus lectures, UK students expected in-person learning to resume once lockdown ended. This hasn’t been the case and they’re not happy.
The barrage of stories criticising Facebook will no longer be met with an apology from Mark Zuckerberg, after an alleged internal strategy change.
The UK’s Children’s Code is the first global statutory code of practice for the data protection of young people online, will it make them safer?
My third book ‘My Brain Has Too Many Tabs Open: How to Untangle Our Relationship with Tech’ launches today, 21st September 2021, in the UK.
Leaked documents reveal Facebook has known Instagram contributes to poor teen mental health for some years, despite public denials.
Up to a third of all women report being harassed online by cyberflashing (being sent unsolicited nude images). Why isn’t it illegal?
As learning on screens by using digital texts, becomes more and more a part of education: does print still have some advantages?
Facebook’s Oversight Board is an attempt to self-moderate content on the platform, without bowing to external regulation. But is it working?
While the internet was a vital lifeline in 2020 for education and socialising, over half of UK children reported having a negative experience online last year.